This is a project-based assessment that engages students to show their understanding of the epic hero and the hero's journey. This carefully designed and detailed project enables students to use and demonstrate academic and creative skills. Based on the traditional literary traits, students will create their own epic hero and set that hero on the prototypical hero's journey. Everything the students need to complete this project is included with descriptive explanations about the epic hero and the hero's journey. It is aligned with Common Core State Standards.